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Upcoming Events

The following is a list of upcoming events of relevance to VVAW and its members. If you have questions about any of these events, please contact the National Office at (773) 569-3520 or email vvaw@vvaw.org.

Chicago Homeless Vets Stand Down: Chicago, Illinois
When:June 26 - 27, 2015
Where:General Jones Armory
5200 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
What:Homeless Vets Stand Down

Thursday, June 25 is the cleanup day, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 26, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

We staff the Kitchen, on KP. Various vets groups prepare meals. We typically serve over 700 guests and 250 staff. In addition to meals, services for homeless vets include: medical services; optical services; housing information/applications; VA benefit information and review of possible discharge upgrades'; Standdown Photo ID; Department of Human Services and Social Security information/applications; employment opportunities; legal Assistance; haircuts, clothing, entertainment, recreational activities; women's services.

Sponsored by: VVAW, VA, VFW, VietNow, IVAW

Volunteers call (312) 569-6109.

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2015 Homeless Veteran's Standdown at DuPage County Fairgrounds : Wheaton, Illinois
When:August 20 - 21, 2015
Where:Dupage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187
What:Homeless Vets Standdown

To support homeless veterans by providing medical and dental services, along with VA, Social Security, employment and other information. There will be haircuts, showers and meals.

Overnight accommodations available and separate building for Women Veterans.

To Volunteer, contact Yvonne Morrongiello at (630) 495-8008 ext. 2122. Service Providers and vendors who would like to participate, or for more information, please contact Pat Wasisco at (630) 585-1853.

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